The Latest Writing

Latest Fiction

Fire Insurance (Re-edited)

Fire Insurance (Re-edited)

His neck veins swelled into fat blue worms, his face dark red and ugly as a broken brick. ‘I am ...
- - Fiction - 2 Comments on Fire Insurance (Re-edited) - 1434 words - NEW! -
A Death Refracted - Part 4 - The Octopus

A Death Refracted – Part 4 – The Octopus

Continuing part 4 - Derry is at the house of the first family, and about to be introduced to their ...
- - Fiction - 10 Comments on A Death Refracted – Part 4 – The Octopus - 2506 words - NEW! -
Beamo's Gold part 9

Beamo’s Gold part 9

Beamo and Little Bit have some explaining to do ...
- - Fiction - 4 Comments on Beamo’s Gold part 9 - 1605 words - NEW! - UKA PICK!
Beamo's Gold part 8

Beamo’s Gold part 8

Beamo and Little Bit sneak off to have a forbidden hook-up while the Sawbird Gang is busy having a great ...
- - Fiction - 4 Comments on Beamo’s Gold part 8 - 1575 words - - UKA PICK!

More Fiction >>


Latest Poetry

O Lord deliver me

O Lord deliver me

o Lord deliver me   I'm waiting outside in the corridor staring at my trainers   on my jeans, a soup ...
- - Poetry - No Comments on O Lord deliver me - 254 words - NEW! -
Your Laughter

Your Laughter

The echoes of your laughter. We never forget ...
- - Poetry - 6 Comments on Your Laughter - 257 words - NEW! - UKA PICK!
Flanagan phoned – left a message

Flanagan phoned – left a message

Flanagan phoned – left a message   ‘hope you’re well I’m down your way be nice to catch up - ...
- - Poetry - 4 Comments on Flanagan phoned – left a message - 183 words - NEW! -
AUTUMN

AUTUMN

One from many years back but seems apropriate now. AUTUMN 1969 Elms are flared with yellow; Oaks turn bronze; Mist ...
- - Poetry - 2 Comments on AUTUMN - 92 words - NEW! -
Thanks Santa

Thanks Santa

Happy Christmas ...
- - Poetry - 1 Comment on Thanks Santa - 474 words - NEW! -
Mumbai

Mumbai

A truth I will never forget ...
- - Poetry - 8 Comments on Mumbai - 189 words - NEW! -
Retro

Retro

Carnaby Street ...
- - Poetry - 5 Comments on Retro - 169 words - NEW! -
Swan Song

Swan Song

when predictions materialise ...
- - Poetry - 5 Comments on Swan Song - 68 words - NEW! -
(ask not) for whom this bell tolls

(ask not) for whom this bell tolls

(ask not) for whom this bell tolls   I only popped to the pub for last orders, and to nip to the ...
- - Poetry - 3 Comments on (ask not) for whom this bell tolls - 306 words - NEW! -

More Poetry >>


Latest Non-Fiction

SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 7

SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 7

next part  a visit for March 8th Women's Day WENESDAY 7TH MARCH We got up and set off at once ...
- - Journal - No Comments on SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 7 - 585 words - NEW! -
SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 6

SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 6

Next chapter WENESDAY 7TH MARCH We got up and set off at once to get to the Institute Neft (petrol) ...
- - Journal - 1 Comment on SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 6 - 622 words - NEW! -
SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 5

SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 5

Next instalment, hopefully without mistakes. MONDAY In the morning we went to the Pedogogical Institute and I gave the students ...
- - Journal - 5 Comments on SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 5 - 1183 words - -
SOVIET HOSPITALITY PART 4

SOVIET HOSPITALITY PART 4

Part 4 duly edited for typos and translation done if any Russian cyrillic there. SATURDAY DAY 3 It’s snowing! Should ...
- - Journal - 3 Comments on SOVIET HOSPITALITY PART 4 - 981 words - -

More Non-Fiction >>


Insignificant

Insignificant

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief, Hilary Stanton ...
- Poetry - 157 words - - UKA PICK!
breathless at the threshold

breathless at the threshold

a true account ...
- Poetry - 236 words - - UKA PICK!

More Picks >>

From the UKArchives

Closed doors and corridors

Closed doors and corridors

Closed doors and corridors Www.davevaughanblog.wordpress.com 2016 ...
- - 1 Comment on Closed doors and corridors - 101 words - -
Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Sitting eating leftovers on Boxing day this story came into my head. Only after I had written it did I ...
- - 2 Comments on Cold Turkey - 1024 words - -
The secret garden

The secret garden

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) ...
- - No Comments on The secret garden - 141 words - -